Gerard Gilbert is a television writer and feature writer for The Independent.
18 February 2014 04:46 PM
TV picks for Tuesday 17 February
11 February 2014 07:44 PM
Boring TV? Don’t knock it until you've tried it – millions are settling in for hours to watch mundane events such as knitting or a train journey
10 February 2014 05:43 PM
Who was Ian Fleming? A new drama about the creator of 007 throws up some nasty surprises, says Gerard Gilbert
Friends in high places: Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells have created comedy gold out of their real-life relationship
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
The two actors - who have been friends since childhood - have written a comedy drama about a star who hires her best friend as her assistant
05 February 2014 12:55 PM
TV picks, Wednesday 5 February
05 February 2014 12:00 AM
The brothers are back in the spotlight – courtesy of the Dave Lee Travis trial
The new generation of must-see TV imports: after The Killing, Borgen and now The Bridge, will a new slate of foreign drama keep viewers riveted?
31 January 2014 05:00 PM
So just who was “mother of three”, the master-mind behind the plot to create a deadly pandemic? And will Saga and Martin ever find happiness within a romantic relationship? If you know what I’m talking about then you might also be feeling understandably anxious as the second series of The Bridge draws to its conclusion with another blistering double-episode featuring the world’s least touchy-feely fictional detective (and that includes Sherlock), the Porsche-driving, leather-trousered Saga Noren (Sofia Helin).
26 January 2014 08:48 PM
Show has given Russell Tovey his ideal role, he tells Gerard Gilbert
21 January 2014 01:05 PM
TV picks, Tuesday 21 January
14 January 2014 05:49 PM
Smoking on screen is sexy again, but even fake cigarettes have side effects for the actors, finds Gerard Gilbert
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
- 1 Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 Nineteen-year-old student left gifts for parents before taking her own life
- 4 Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
- 5 Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led to the deaths of millions